The NYSA News
Dec. 6, 2011

US adds 22,300 temp jobs
Staffing Industry Analysts
The number of U.S. temporary help jobs rose by 22,300 during November, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were approximately 2.33 million temporary help jobs, seasonally adjusted, in November, up from October's revised figure of approximately 2.31 million.More

Technology, social media now fuel new recruitment methods
With the explosion of social media, the importance of networking has increased dramatically, new research has found. Face-to-face and social networking were used by 74 percent of the recruiters and HR managers surveyed by talent and career management consultancy Right Management.More

US jobless rate drops to 3-year low
The U.S. unemployment rate tumbled to a low not seen since 2009 in November, even though the pace of hiring remained too slow to suggest a significant acceleration in the labor market recovery.More

Mobile recruiting with SMS texting
Recruiting Blogs
Jim Stroud chats with Michael Marlatt about mobile recruiting. Specifically, they discuss companies sending text messages to passive candidates.More

2012: The year of corporate musical chairs?
Fast Company
If the surveys are correct, 2012 could go down in history as the year of corporate musical chairs. The results of recent studies conducted by Gallup, Mercer and Right Management are alarming. Despite — or perhaps because of — the economic turmoil, discontent among workers remains high.More

How significant is your recruiting business in society?
Recruiting Trends
The pressure for the recruitment industry never has been as tough and competitive as the present date (except, of course, during the Great Depression of the 1930s). This makes it all the more important to be a key business in your community: Embrace diversity, retain equality and uphold strong ethics.More

How recruiters use Twitter
Twitter: For some, it's a great source of news; for others, a way to broadcast jobs. Still others use Twitter as a quick and dirty way to comment, spread links or have the proverbial "conversation." But what works for recruiters using this social platform? More

3 keys to recruiting employed physicians
HealthLeaders Media
Health care reform, the unsteady economy and an increased value on lifestyle balance are factors driving more physicians to favor employment over running an independent practice. Strategically this is good news for hospitals, but marketers and physician recruiters need to hone their tactics to appeal to this growing group of in-house providers.More

Cuomo proposes New York tax overhaul
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to overhaul the state's tax system, use public-private partnerships to fix infrastructure and legalize gambling as he faces a deficit of as much as $3.5 billion next fiscal year.More

Temp hiring seen as good sign
Hispanic Business
Employment at temporary staffing agencies is growing, a sign that all jobs could grow more next year than this year, according to staffing agencies.More